University of Connecticut Intern

The University of Connecticut is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time, paid intern position with the Men’s and Women’s Swimming program. Responsibilities will include: assisting the Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach in planning and organizing all phases of a Division I men’s and women’s swimming program including recruitment of prospective student-athletes; development of the student-athlete; game preparation; assisting with pool operation, and other administrative duties as assigned by the Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach.

Minimum Qualifications: bachelor’s degree; previous experience as a swimmer or coach at the collegiate swimming level; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; strong commitment to the academic goals of the University; and excellent organizational, communication and public relations skills. USS Coaching, Lifeguard, CPR and First Aid instructor certifications needed at the time of employment. 

Preferred Qualifications: one season of coaching experience with a collegiate swimming program. 

Appointment Terms: the Intern position is eligible for up to a 12 month appointment, with the opportunity for renewal for a second term. The compensation for a University Athletics Intern position is designated at a rate of pay of $26,640.00 for a full year. As this is not a full time appointment, there are no healthcare/dental benefits provided with this position, but there is opportunity to purchase the comparable State employee health insurance at a group rate.

Anticipated Start Date: October 1, 2015

Candidates must email letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: Screening of applicants will begin immediately.

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.